Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
955 AM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE

WAVES ARE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT - THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE WAVE SPECTRUM. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT IS THE AVERAGE OF
THE HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE WAVE SPECTRUM.

LHZ422-242215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
955 AM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. PATCHY DRIZZLE
LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE
EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ421-242215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
955 AM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS LATE. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ441-242215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
955 AM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ442-242215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
955 AM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY
DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ443-242215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
955 AM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY
DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
BY LATE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LEZ444-242215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
955 AM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. PATCHY DRIZZLE
LATE.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTH LATE. PATCHY
DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

SEE LAKE ERIE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.2 DEGREES.

$$

DRK

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